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Premillennialism

Premillennialism (chiliasm) is the teaching that the personal, visible return of Christ will take place 1000 years before the end of the world. It teaches that apostasy and wickedness will increase and result in the final revelation of Antichrist. At that time a period of severe persecution (the great tribulation of Matt. 24:21) for the […]

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Premillennialism and Dispensationalism

Strictly speaking, premillennialism and dispensationalism belong to the same school in that they both teach that the personal and visible coming of Christ will be prior to (pre-) a yet future thousand year reign of Christ. There are also other similarities: (1) Both teach a literal thousand year (millennial) kingdom. (2) Both teach that this […]

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The Millennium

Reprinted from the Loveland PRC newsletter. Scripture’s testimony concerning the coming of Christ raises the question, “When (and how) shall He come?” It is in answering this question that the subject of the millennium of Revelation 20 comes up. The different millennial views, premillennialism, postmillennialism and amillennialism, therefore all have to do with the time […]

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One Final Coming of Christ

Rev. Hanko is a minister in the Protestant Reformed Churches. Reprinted from the Loveland PRC newsletter. There are those who believe in more than one personal and visible coming of the Lord Jesus Christ before the end of the world. Both Premillennialism and Dispensationalism teach multiple comings of Christ contrary to the clear testimony of […]

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Left Behind

Left Behind A Novel of the Earth’s Last Days. 468 pages, soft cover. Co-authors Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins. Tyndale House Publishers Inc. (10.00) Much interest and excitement greets one in the local Christian bookstores these days regarding the end of times. Special attention has been given to this particular book Left Behind. This is […]

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The 1,000-Year Period of Revelation 20

Outline on the “Millennium” PRYP Convention, 1999 Introduction. A.  Revelation 20 mentions a period of 1,000 years six times (vv. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7); the Latin-based term for 1,000 years is “millennium.” (This is the only passage of Scripture to mention the millennium.) B.  There are three main explanations of the millennium. […]

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